The Nigeria-Brazil Chamber of Commerce has elected a new council to lead the association for the next three years. Voted as its new President is Chief (Dr.) Alex Okafor.
He succeeds Mr. Emmanuel Ibru, who has led the body very successfully for two consecutive terms.
The election of the new officers which was supervised by the outgoing Vice President, Barrister Matthew Chinedu was part of the programme scheduled for this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association in Lagos .
Also elected at the meeting as Vice President is Ambassador Peter Isibor, Chairman Peterson Clor Industries, who will serve as Vice President.
Other officers elected as directors in the council were Mr. Macdonald Okaeru, CEO Come Homes Properties Limited, Peter Mamedu, Tony D. Nkem and Chukwu Uzonna Ebe Juo.
Acknowledging the strides the chamber has achieved in it’s over a decade of doing business, outgoing Vice President, Matthew Chinedu, noted that in the past few years the chamber has been able to undertake group business visits to meet with the business community in Brazil.
He commended the Brazilian embassy for facilitating some of the visits, adding that the gesture include exhibitions mounted in Nigeria by visiting Brazilian technical sector .
Thanking members of the chamber for his election, Okafor, who is also the Executive Chairman of the Chicason group, said that as a pioneer member of the chamber he is determined to take the association to higher heights along with members of the new executive.